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Reporter- City Desk Summer Intern

Job Locations US-CO-Denver
Posted Date 2 months ago(9/9/2020 11:10 AM)
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The Denver Post is seeking a Breaking News Intern to work on the City Desk over the summer of 2021. We are a newspaper seeking to serve a broad audience and that is only possible when we embrace diversity, both in our news decisions and our staffing. We aim to tell stories from the diverse range of voices that make up this community and do that, in part, by actively recruiting and hiring people from all backgrounds. We would love to hear the unique perspective you think you bring to this role.


The No. 1 newspaper in the Rocky Mountain region, The Denver Post is helping shape the next generation of journalists by offering 10-week paid internships for the summer of 2021. In addition to this position, we are seeking news and features reporting interns. This is a paid internship, but interns will be responsible for their own travel, housing and transportation. The pay is $13.31/hour, approximately $1,064 every two weeks. If you have questions about The Denver Post internships, please send an email to:



  • Report on breaking news for online and print.
  • Source development and relationship building.
  • Contribute to pitching story ideas. 
  • Photograph and edit images on deadline.


  • Applicants should have completed junior year of college before summer 2021. 
  • A demonstrated interest in print and online journalism.
  • Well-versed in basic news writing and AP style.
  • A reliable car is required.
  • Previous internship at a daily paper is required.

Include in your application:

  • A cover letter outlining what you would bring to the position. Attach your cover letter as Page 1 or 2 of your resume in the online application portal.
  • A resume that includes three references and links to five of your most recent pieces of work or a link to your personal portfolio website.  


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